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Special Needs Support Assistant

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Job description

Are you looking for a position where you are given the opportunity to assist in young people's academic progress? Do you have experience working with children? Do you want to positively influence the lives of young people?

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Special Educational Needs school that cater for young people with learning and physical difficulties in Portsmouth. The school is seeking to recruit Teaching Assistants to help support the children with their learning and development. The school need staff with an engaging personality and a positive attitude to help support these young people. In this role the successful candidate will be expected to have flexibility to work with different abilities, and use their initiative to get involved with the pupil's and work independently.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a background in working with Special Needs and will therefore have the knowledge and ability to manage challenging behaviour in a way which still produces positive outcomes. Having a relevant qualification such as a Teaching Assistant, Health and Social Care, or Child Development degree will also enhance your application. A minimum grade of A-C in Maths and English GCSE's is essential.

For more information, please give us a call on 02380 836648, or apply by sending your CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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